White Russian

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  • rdemby07@gmail.com posted 2 months ago

    Years ago I was at a golf resort and ordered a black russian. The bartender asked if I wanted to try a white russian bear. I said yes and she delivered the classic white russian except substituted vanilla ice cream for the cream and put all 3 ingredients in the blender. A great twist on a sweet drink.

  • klk37.43363 posted 4 months ago

    One variation I found is to use vanilla vodka and it's sooo good!

  • A C posted 7 months ago

    No trickery, just excellent photography. We use ingredients right out of the package for all of our editorial images. Thanks for the compliment!

  • josephm1352.10587d posted 7 months ago

    A very spectacular image, as a scientist, microscopist and amateur cocktail enthusiast I'm extremely interested in recreating this photograph. I would love to talk to the photographer, I deduce that the Kahlua was thinned with vodka to reduce it's density and layered above the cream. The bubble at the surface makes me wonder if gelatin was used to thicken the vodka. I suspect the glass was inclined at a 45 degree angle and a small splash of cream/milk was added giving he impression that the cream at the bottom is spontaneous. This image is pure genus, I would really love to know how this image was created, there is also some interest on reddit (r/cocktails).

  • brsguner posted 1 year ago

    you may use milk instead of cream i guess

  • brsguner posted 1 year ago

    dude rocks...

  • alxxngh.6201 posted 2 years ago

    As a Dudeist Priest, this is the report I have received: Vodka alone (rocks or neat-doesn't matter) is a "Russian." Vodka & Kahlua is a "Black Russian." Vodka, Kahlua & cream is a white Russian. Furthermore, if you get a box of Yoo-Hoo chocolate drink & dispose of half of it & refill the box with vodka, you've got a "White Trash Russian."

    The Dude Abides . . .

  • dave26845.1a8c4 posted 2 years ago

    I bought the Old Mr. Boston De Luxe Official Bartender's Guide. It does not list a White Russian or a Dirty Bird. It lists a Russian Cocktail which is Gin, Vodka, and Creme de Cacao . It also lists a Russian Bear Cocktail which is Vodka, Creme de Cacao, and sweet cream. That is what is closests to what people now know as a White Russian. And it is the regular Creme de Cacao. The only drinks it lists with White Creme de Cacao are all grasshoppers and something called a Pink Squirrel. Just FYI.

  • billvill posted 2 years ago

    “The Dude abides.”

  • doctor_work_ac9fc posted 2 years ago

    You have a double "the" in the heading for the ingredients: Ingredients in the the White Russian Cocktail.

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Elyx Cold Fashioned


1 12 oz Absolut Elyx
12 oz Oloroso sherry
12 oz Cynar
1 oz Cold-brew coffee
12 oz Demerara syrup*


How to Make:

  1. Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass filled with cubed ice, and stir until chilled.
  2. Strain into a rocks glass filled with large-format ice and garnish with orange zest.
  3. *Demerara syrup: Add 1/2 cup demerara sugar and 1/2 cup water to a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Strain into a jar and seal tightly with a lid. It will keep, refrigerated, for about 1 month.
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